Financial Aid Office

Welcome

Thank you for visiting the Financial Aid Office web site. We are dedicated to support students and their families with information and resources to financially support their educational goals. Our site is designed to provide you with a general overview of financial aid programs and give you guidance in the application process.  We sincerely hope that the information we offer will help you achieve your educational goals at St. Cloud State University.

If you need to contact our office, please feel free to do so via email, phone or in person. If contacting us by phone or email, please provide your StarID in your message which will help us to look up your information more quickly to promptly respond to your question.

Important Dates and Deadlines

Summer Term

May 5, 2014 Summer 2014 drop for non-payment deadline
May 19 Summer classes begin
May 20 Deadline to submit non-MnSCU consortium agreement for summer 2014
May 20 Summer Pell Grant awards are based on the credits you are enrolled in on this day. If you add a class after May 20, 2014 your Pell Grant will not be increased based on the change in credits.
May 21 Financial aid applied to student accounts for summer 2014
May 27 Direct deposits for summer 2014 sent to bank (availability varies)
May 28 Disbursement checks mailed to local address on file as of May 21, 2014
June 6 Payment plan fee applied ($30) to accounts with unpaid balance for summer term 2014
June 30 2013-2014 FAFSA deadline
July 7 Final payment under Payment Plan due. Final due date summer 2014 tuition and fees - all accounts must be paid in full.
July 9 Late fee applied ($30) for accounts with unpaid balances.
August 6 Last day to apply online for a summer term loan
August 7 2:00PM - Deadline to make a paper loan request for a summer loan.

Academic Year - 2013-2014

Fall Semester    
August 5, 2013 Drop for non-payment deadline for fall 2013  
August 26 Fall classes begin  
August 29 Fall Pell Grant awards are based on the credits you are enrolled in on this day. If you add a class after September 3, 2013 your Pell Grant will not be increased based on the change in credits.  
September 3 DEADLINE: To submit non-MnSCU consortium agreement for fall 2013  
September 4 Financial aid applied to student accounts for fall 2013  
September 10 Direct deposits for fall 2013 sent to bank  
September 12 Disbursement checks for fall 2013 mailed to local address on file. Be sure your local address is current  
September 18 Service fee applied to accounts with unpaid balances for fall semester 2013  
September 25 FAFSA deadline for Minnesota State Grant for fall 2013  
October 9 DEADLINE: To submit MnSCU consortium agreement for fall 2013  
November 12 Final due date for fall semester 2013 tuition and fees. $30 late fee and registration hold if full payment is not made by this date.  
     
Spring Semester    
December 20, 2013 Drop for non-payment deadline for spring 2014  
January 2, 2014 FAFSA for 2013-2014 available online at www.fafsa.gov  
January 13 Spring classes begin  
January 13 Financial Aid Office Endowed Scholarship Application available  
January 21 Spring Pell Grant awards are based on the credits you are enrolled in on this day. If you add a class after January 21, 2014 your Pell Grant will not be increased based on this change in credits.  
January 20 DEADLINE: To submit non-MnSCU consortium agreement for spring 2014  
January 22 Financial aid applied to student accounts for spring 2014  
January 25 Foundation-Sponsored Scholarship application deadline for fall 2014 (Admissions Office)  
January 28 Direct deposits for spring 2014 sent to bank  
January 30 Disbursement checks for spring 2014 mailed to local address on file. Be sure your local address is current  
February 5 Service fee applied to account for unpaid balance for spring semester 2014  
February 12 FAFSA deadline for Minnesota State Grant for spring 2014 (if you have not already filed your 2012-2013 FAFSA)  
February 26 DEADLINE: To submit MnSCU consortium agreement for spring 2014  
March 10

Final due date for spring semester 2014 tuition and fees - all accounts must be paid in full.. $30 late fee and registration hold if full payment is not made by this date.

 
March 14 DEADLINE: Financial Aid Endowed Scholarship Application  
     

Academic Year - 2014-2015

Fall Semester    
August 4, 2014 Drop for non-payment deadline for fall 2014  
August 25 Fall 2014 classes begin  
September 1 DEADLINE: To submit non-MnSCU consortium agreement for fall 2014  
September 2 Fall Pell Grant awards are based on the credits you are enrolled in on this day. If you add a class after September 2, 2014 your Pell Grant will not be increased based on the change in credits.  
September 3 Financial aid applied to student accounts for fall 2014  
September 9 Direct deposit for fall 2014 sent to bank (availability of funds varies)  
September 11 Disbursement checks for fall 2014 mailed to local address on file. Be sure your local address is current.  
September 18 Payment Plan fee applied ($30) to accounts with unpaid balance for fall semester 2014  
September 24 FAFSA deadline for Minnesota State Grant for fall 2014  
October 8 DEADLINE: To submit MnSCU consortium agreement for fall 2014  
November 5 Final payment under Payment Plan due for fall semester 2014 tuition and fees. All accounts must be paid in full. Registration hold if full payment is not made by this date.  
November 12 Late fee applied ($30) to accounts with unpaid balances.  
     
Spring Semester    
December 22, 2014 Drop for non-payment deadline for spring 2015  
January 1, 2015 FAFSA for 2015-2016 available online at www.fafsa.gov  
January 12 Spring 2015 classes begin  
January 19 Deadline to submit non-MnSCU consortium agreement for spring 2015  
January 20 Spring Pell Grant awards are based on the credits you are enrolled in on this day. If you add a class after January 20, 2015 your Pell Grant will not be increased based on this change in credits.  
January 21 Financial aid applied to accounts for spring 2015  
January 27 Direct deposit for spring 2015 sent to bank (availability of funds varies)  
January 29 Spring disbursement checks for spring 2015 mailed to local address on file. Be sure your local address is current.  
February 5 Payment Plan fee applied ($30) to accounts with unpaid balance for spring semester 2015  
February 11 FAFSA deadline for Minnesota State Grant for spring 2015 (if you have not already filed your 2014-2015 FAFSA)  
February 25 Deadline to submit MnSCU consortium agreement for spring 2015  
March 5 Final payment under Payment Plan due for spring semester 2015 tuition and fees. All accounts must be paid in full. $30 late fee and registration hold if full payment is not made by this date.  
March 12 Late fee applied ($30) to accounts with unpaid balances.  
     

 

 

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